A Brief History of the Avocado

The History of Avocado - Grow your own Avocado Tree!

The word “avocado” is believed to be derived from the Nahuatl word ahuacatl, which means “testicle” and obviously describes the shape of the fruit. It also likely refers to the fact that the  believed the avocado to be an aphrodisiac. Discovered By the Mesoamericans Avocados have long been a part of the Mexican diet. Archaeologists …

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Baby’s First Avocado

Fruit of the Womb The avocado isn’t just a wonder-food for adults; babies can benefit from eating avocados too! The best part is that avocados already arrive in baby-edible form. Soft, creamy, and perfect for spoon feeding, avocados are deemed one of nature’s “perfect foods.” Rather than feeding infants processed and refined cereals, swap in …

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Avocado: The Paleo Fruit?

The Avocado, Back in the Day Many people will be surprised to learn how long the avocado has been with us. Scientists believe that the fruit was first seen during the Cenozoic era, which began 65 and one half million years ago. What was it seen by, exactly? Not humans, but giant sloths, mammoths and …

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Avocados & Potassium

Avocados are one of the most beloved foods on the planet. Societies have indulged on the smooth texture of avocados for thousands of years. With the rising popularity of health foods, many people seem to have forgotten that avocados are full of essential vitamins and minerals. This is understandable because of the great taste and …

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Indulgent Chocolate Snacks With a Healthy Secret

Avocado and Dark Chocolate – An Unlikely Friendship When most people think of avocados, images of delicious guacamole or fresh green salads usually spring readily to mind. However, more and more foodies are discovering the silky and indulgent creaminess that avocados can bring to desserts. The natural healthy fats and light fruity flavor of avocados …

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Worldwide wonder fruit, the Avocado

Avocado on bread

Is there reason to get excited about a little green fruit called an avocado? The answer is YES! Avocados should adopt the phrase, “Anything you can do, I can do better.” Growing naturally around the world, this fruit has good reasons to boast. Used in the kitchen With its creamy texture and healthy fats, an …

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